Sr. Legal Counsel – Brunel , Qatar

About this role:
Reviews all legal matters and conducts legal research and studies referred to him, providing legal advice on various matters including but not limited to contracts and agreements templates, corporate affairs, advisory to the organization business units, corporate governance, legal compliance, Joint Venture, Major Projects, disputes and employment related topics;
Prepares draft contracts and agreements required for Company activities and reviews contracts and agreements and submits recommendations;
Participates with departments in negotiating contracts and agreements with other parties; negotiating claims to reach amicable settlements of contractual disputes and reviews different types of tender documents;

Keeps abreast of laws and regulations of the State of Qatar and advices the Manager on the impacts of new laws and regulations;
Secures legal compliance of Company’s operations with relevant laws and regulations;
Pro-actively create and maintain legal and compliance awareness for the organization staff with relevant laws, regulations and organization policies;
Liaising with shareholders, law firms and Governmental bodies in matters concerning the organization;
Prepares periodic progress reports on the department activities;
Conducts investigations upon request related to violations committed by employees and recommends appropriate disciplinary action.

What you need to bring:
Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized western university in with strong academic credentials;
At least 15 years of experience in legal work in a top tier law firm in GCC or internationally handling corporate affairs or as in-house counsel preferably in the energy sector;
Strong legal experience in corporate governance, legal compliance, Joint Venture, Major Projects, disputes and employment related topics;
Native English language and strong drafting skills;
Excellent organizational skills. Must be able to function effectively in a busy, team-oriented environment;
Must be able to effectively multi-task, manage time sensitive documents and have exceptional organizational skills in a fast-paced environment;
Computer Literate.

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